Best Borehole Drilling Companies in Nairobi


Which are the best and cheapest borehole drilling companies in Nairobi? Well,as the rain become scarce and scarce there is need to have borehole water so that when rain or County water isn’t available, the borehole water can save the day. One advantage of having a borehole in your compound is that the water don’t dry up no matter how scarce the rains are.

Drilling a borehole will cost you Ksh300,000 to Ksh3 million but it’s a worth undertaking because you’ll solve the water problem forever. If you are looking for a reliable borehole drilling company, choose from the list provided below:

  1. Almak Aqua Drillers

Almak Aqua Drillers is a popular borehole drilling company whose work has stood out for almost a decade. When you contact the company with borehole drilling services, you’ll part with Ksh 300,000 to Ksh5 million depending on the depth of water

  1. Simba Drilling

Simba drilling was engaged by one of my friends and it did a wonderful job. Their pricing is average and the services excellent. The company can drill up to 400m in depth.

Simba Drilling also does hydro geological survey, Pump installation, elevated tanks, borehole maintenance and pump testing. The company is located in Nairobi.

  1. Sparr Drilling Company Limited

Sparr Drilling Company Limited has offices in Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan. It’s one of the most sought after borehole drilling companies in Nairobi. Regardless of where you wish your borehole to be drilled, the company is available to provide the services.

Among the services provided by Sparr Drilling Company Limited include:

  • Site survey
  • Mobilization
  • Borehole drilling
  • Well casing
  • Well Development
  • Well Testing

Here is brief history of the company,” Sparr Drilling Company Limited is one of the leading borehole drilling contractors in Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan.

Established twenty years ago, the company owns four modern, state-of-art Rotary Drilling Rigs and Elgi Compressors all using Down The Hole (DTH) drilling method, clearly putting us ahead of the competition in the drilling industry.  Unit Two Drilling Rig has a capacity of 250 meters, Unit Three – 320 meters, Unit Four- 360 meters and the latest addition to the Sparr Drilling team; Unit 5 which has a capacity of 400 meters.

Sparr Drilling Co. Ltd has been performing drilling works in the Kenyan region for approximately 20 years.  With this experience in mind, we have extensive knowledge in the field of borehole drilling and understand requirements of specific customers as well as projects.

Currently the company employs four drillers and two assistants with over thirty years combined experience in drilling and maintenance of the machines.  The Company has a total of forty employees, who form part of the drilling crew in their respective units.  For pump and recovery tests, the company has six pumps for use on site, including the necessary equipment to lower and lift submersible pumps.

At Sparr, we have the capacity and expertise needed to satisfy all your drilling requirements. The company has established an exceptional reputation as a provider of quality service with international recognition. All our works meet local and international standards.

The company has been involved in a number of projects involving evaluation, baseline studies, feasibility studies, environmental impact assessment, project design and proposal development, community need assessment etc

  1. Kisima Drilling (E.A) LTD

Kisima Drilling (E.A.) Ltd was established in Kenya in June,2006 in the name of “PRVS Drilling Ltd” and eventually changed the name to “Kisima Drilling (E.A.) Ltd.”. The company is  registered as a borehole contractor with the Ministry of Water by Licence no. WD/WRC 001/52. Kisima Drilling has been operating under a different name in India for the last 20 years.

The company has provided services for thousands of clients and it’s currently undertaking major contracts in Nairobi.

  1. HYDRO Water Well(K)LTD

HYDRO Water Well(K)LTD has operated in Kenya for nearly three decades.The company has drilled over 4000 boreholes countrywide under various governmental, non-governmental, institutions and individual projects.

If you live within Nairobi or Eastern Kenya, Hydro Water Well(K) LTD is the company to approach for borehole drilling services.

  1. East Africa Aquatech Drilling Limited (EAADL)

East Africa Aquatech Drilling Limited (EAADL) was established in the year 2005 as a private legal entity and registered under existing regulations in Kenya. Prior to the establishment of EAADL, it operated under the name Ground Water Consultancy Services.

The inception and establishment of EAADL, was a result of realization of the fast depletion of surface water resources in Kenya and in this region and the increased dependency of the rural and urban communities on underground water in this region.

East Africa Aquatech Drilling Limited is now very aggressively involved in site investigations/borehole drilling in Kenya, Sudan, Somalia and the larger Eastern and Central Africa. Some of the company’s key technical personnel have worked extensively in drilling projects of similar nature and logistics in various Geographical regions. Currently, the company is undertaking several boreholes contracts for drilling and installation of pumps and development of successful boreholes in Kenya, Somalia and Southern Sudan.

  1. Pass Africa Borehole Drilling

Pass Africa Limited was established in 1997 as an independent Water Wells Drilling Contractors and Community Development projects Services and Consultancy firm specializing in all aspects of Works of Water drilling and services and in Community Development projects. The company portfolio includes hydro-geological and community studies, water resources assessments, rural water supply development and borehole drilling and servicing. The company also undertakes consultancy jobs in community development (Project Design, Assessments, Water Surveys, Monitoring and Evaluation).

The following are some of the works that the company gets engaged in:

  • Undertake general water works. Including exploration of boreholes.
  • Drilling and designs for various works of Boreholes, shallow wells and its construction.
  • Supervision for various works of pump installation, maintenance, construction, including solar pumps, wind vane pumps, electrical pumps among others.
  • Construction of Sand dams, water springs, dykes and general drilling works.
  • Supply and install overhead tanks in case of water supply to institutions, as per sanitation to the community.
  • Community project consultancy and projects (this in conjunction with consortium partners).
  • Community sanitation training programs.
  • Gravitating and pipeline works
  • Construction of elevated tanks or as per client requirements.